Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup July 2012 – Cooperative Enterprises: Transforming Communities & Economies

By | July 21st, 2012|

We're working toward establishing Collaboratory Melbourne as a member owned community enterprise by the end of 2012. Coincidentally it happe [...]

Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup June 2012: Creating a Culture and Practice of Collaboration Through Applied Improvisation

By | May 23rd, 2012|

Want to learn to play better with others? "The need for more truly powerful collaborations, where the collective intelligence of a diverse s [...]

Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup April 2012: Tech for the People

By | April 7th, 2012|

There's no doubt that something's happening here, whether you call it the Great Disruption or The Big Shift. In his recent TEDTalk, Peter Di [...]

Collaboratory Melbourne Meetup March 2012: Future of Changemaking & Online Engagement

By | March 26th, 2012|

People care,we know that. But how we engage and enable supporters to take action to address an unacceptable situation or resolve any of soci [...]

Connected: The Film [sneak preview] 8 September, 6-9pm

By | August 19th, 2011|

What does it mean to be living in a hyperconnected world? How is it changing the way we communicate, relate, work and consume - and what imp [...]

Design for Social Impact, OpenIDEO and Gathering ’11

By | June 7th, 2011|

Hi everyone, it is a pleasure to be asked to provide an update on the Social Change Collaboratory group and what some of us have been up to recently.First though, Gathering ’11 is about to kick off – and what a line up there is (check out the program and register your place). There has been a tonne of planning and we plan to have a mountain of sharing. Gathering ’11 intends to kick start ideas for change, where we get to make a difference and contribute to building better futures. […]

Gathering ’11: To Build Better Futures, 11-13 June 2011

By | June 1st, 2011|

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ~ Bucky Fuller  Gathering ’11 is the inaugural Gathering Unconference, bringing together leading thinkers, change-makers and collaborators from across Australia and around the world to explore what’s possible, and develop ideas on how we can best solve today’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, together. […]

Want a better future? Here’s how we can start building it.

By | May 24th, 2011|

Originally posted at Something needs to change. It’s clear that industrial age institutions and systems aren’t the answer to today’s complex social and environmental issues. Albert Einstein once said, “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” So how do we come up with real solutions to the big issues facing all of us? […]

Workshop – Designing for Social Impact: Sat 9 April, 2011

By | April 3rd, 2011|

In this one-day workshop at Hub Melbourne, the good folk from Huddle Design will introduce you to the approach of design thinking and servic [...]